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Old 05-15-2019, 08:41 PM
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Maybe not so much scammed but definitely conned.
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:42 PM
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Iíve never been scammed.
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:57 PM
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I got scammed last saturday. A fellow golfer I just met asked if he could try out one my Grafaloy Driver shafts in his Ping Driver. I said sure. We met at the driving range, installed the shaft and he hit a 1/4 bucket of ***** with it. He said he loved it and how much I wonted for it. I said $35. He said - OH damn -- I left my wallet at home. I said go ahead keep it and try it out, send me a check. He said Sure - really appreciate it. Thanks and left. Have yet to hear from him -- tho I emailed him 2X already.. I think He scammed me. Oh - well it is only $35 -- what a Dick!
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:04 PM
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I got scammed last saturday. A fellow golfer I just met asked if he could try out one my Grafaloy Driver shafts in his Ping Driver. I said sure. We met at the driving range, installed the shaft and he hit a 1/4 bucket of ***** with it. He said he loved it and how much I wonted for it. I said $35. He said - OH damn -- I left my wallet at home. I said go ahead keep it and try it out, send me a check. He said Sure - really appreciate it. Thanks and left. Have yet to hear from him -- tho I emailed him 2X already.. I think He scammed me. Oh - well it is only $35 -- what a Dick!
I hope he develops a wicked snap hook off the tee.
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by C6 Snowboarder View Post
I got scammed last saturday. A fellow golfer I just met asked if he could try out one my Grafaloy Driver shafts in his Ping Driver. I said sure. We met at the driving range, installed the shaft and he hit a 1/4 bucket of ***** with it. He said he loved it and how much I wonted for it. I said $35. He said - OH damn -- I left my wallet at home. I said go ahead keep it and try it out, send me a check. He said Sure - really appreciate it. Thanks and left. Have yet to hear from him -- tho I emailed him 2X already.. I think He scammed me. Oh - well it is only $35 -- what a Dick!
Geez that's lame. Over 35 bucks to.
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:10 PM
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Had a walking jewelry store approach me at a bus station while in boot camp. He wanted to sell me a ring with a huge diamond on it. The inside of his trench coat was lined with watches. Had no money but I wouldn't have given him any regardless since that stuff was obviously stolen.

I was scammed at the time, just didn't know it. Not by some black guy in a bus station, it was the military recruiter. I was shanghaied into the military, had 4 years of my life stolen with lies (or as you call it "scammed").
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by scottycards View Post
I hope he develops a wicked snap hook off the tee.
the is that hope --- and my hope is since I personally epoxied the Ping Adapter Tip on the shaft - I hope I did a poor job and the Bond breaks loose as he is hitting of the Tee Box near water , The Head comes off and his new 400 model Ping and it cant Swim.
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:31 PM
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I just loaned someone 10k a couple weeks ago. With any luck, that doesn't turn into a story for here.
Kspaz?? Is Dat YOU? You got an Amortization table with that loan?
What's the Rate? The ARP? Are terms all in writing? Did you file with all local authorities?? HMM?? HMM?
Many Questions.....
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by mchar View Post
Kspaz?? Is Dat YOU? You got an Amortization table with that loan?
What's the Rate? The ARP? Are terms all in writing? Did you file with all local authorities?? HMM?? HMM?
Many Questions.....
My account was hacked.


No, no paperwork, no rate, no filings.
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by gixxerbill View Post
doesn't matter what he did with his share of the profits you should have still got your 10%. And oral contracts hold up in most states.
I never mentioned it to anyone, but it didn't bother me that the brother of the bowling lanes owner that hired me passed away unexpectedly in his late 20s.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:07 PM
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Never been scammed, but did waste an India scammer's whole day About a month ago. I am semi-retired so I had time to deal with these clowns and waste their time
Applied for a work from home job, Got an email from the supposed recruiter on a Sunday night - First Red Flag
Then noticed the email address had a zero instead of an O. Another Red Flag
Monday morning I contacted the actual recruiter at the company(They were using his name), he told me it was a scam and the company was aware of it
So I end up getting "hired" and literally spent the entire day screwing with them
They used Google Hangout to give me information I needed, I kept insisting they call .
I slow rolled responses.
Then they sent me a check to buy equipment I needed, I spent about 45 minutes keeping them busy talking to them.
Told them I had to go to the store to buy ink so I can print the check they sent, more time wasted
They send me a PDF of a check and want me to deposit it via my mobile app, I drag out for another 40 minutes saying I can't get it to work
So they want me to send a picture of the deposited check, which I really can't do
I tell them it is not showing up, but what are the next steps- They want me to go buy $900 of Amazon Gift Certificates
I tell them the bank put a 4 day hold on the check, so they need to send me the Gift Certificates via overnight,
Never heard back from them, but hassled them for over a week. At that time I was using a Google phone number and used text via Email to hassle them everyday
Definitely had some fun with it
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Old 05-16-2019, 12:49 AM
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Last time I was scammed was in 8th grade bought a fake gold chain. I’ve had many people try since then but I’ve been blessed not to do it.
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Old 05-16-2019, 09:32 AM
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Bought a $700 car amp for $75 that was fried out from the brotha's

Bought a Pontiac 455 engine that was to have 0 miles on it. Ahole took a new block but put in all busted parts into the block.
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by K-Spaz View Post
I just loaned someone 10k a couple weeks ago. With any luck, that doesn't turn into a story for here.
Right after the BeaZt scam I made a rule, no loans, no exceptions. After that I had a friend ask for $10,000, another dude who needed help saving his apt, a lady who just drove up to the lot and needed money to get down to FL....

All had a similar theme, they had "money" coming in.

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There is no legal requirement to report anything to Carfax. When my car was being estimated for repair, they told me it was up to me if I wanted them to report it.
Most systems report automatically, police reports, insurance claims, service tickets, .gov agencies, etc.
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:12 PM
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Anyone who has married or played house got scammed.
I never loan anything its just given away. Loaning cars never happens period...been asked a few times lately to drive the El ea one assumed it was ok to burn rubber run it past 7k etc. Unreal
I dont ask to ride thier bikes-
Doug you wanna loan 10 and get 20% in writing Im game.

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Old 05-16-2019, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by FourPennyDoug View Post
Right after the BeaZt scam I made a rule, no loans, no exceptions. After that I had a friend ask for $10,000, another dude who needed help saving his apt, a lady who just drove up to the lot and needed money to get down to FL....

All had a similar theme, they had "money" coming in.
Yea, but this is different Doug!

Most systems report automatically, police reports, insurance claims, service tickets, .gov agencies, etc.
Got my license when I was 17. First car weeks after. When I sent in the registration, I had enough experience with computers and database systems to understand that a transposition is a very common thing. I intentionally transposed digits in my insurance number and wrote that number in my check register. For 30 years running, I put that same policy number on all paperwork sent to the state. I never ever had a ticket (and I had a bunch ) affect my insurance rates.

Can't take full credit, my older brother worked as a programmer for a local bank data-center and had mentioned that this was an easy way to lose records for bank tellers.

Ya don't say?
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:36 PM
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K-spaz. You are smooth.

In 'Nam, the supply folks always had to have a control number to account for everything. It was was all B.S. 'cause none of that **** was ever coming back to the U.S except the weapons systems. I used my Mother's ZIP code numerous times to "sign" for stuff. That was 54 years ago. I guess they're still looking for that stuff. Yeah, right.

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Old 05-16-2019, 03:52 PM
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K-spaz. You are smooth.

In 'Nam, the supply folks always had to have a control number to account for everything. It was was all B.S. 'cause none of that **** was ever coming back to the U.S except the weapons systems. I used my Mother's ZIP code numerous times to "sign" for stuff. That was 54 years ago. I guess they're still looking for that stuff. Yeah, right.
Hey, numbers aren't your strong suit. Sounds like a legitimate mistake to me. Not everyone is blessed with a great memory.


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Old 05-16-2019, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by cuisinartvette View Post
Doug you wanna loan 10 and get 20% in writing Im game.
Sure thing the money is on the way.

Originally Posted by FourPennyDoug View Post
...I made a rule, no loans, no exceptions...
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Originally Posted by K-Spaz View Post
Got my license when I was 17. First car weeks after. When I sent in the registration, I had enough experience with computers and database systems to understand that a transposition is a very common thing. I intentionally transposed digits in my insurance number and wrote that number in my check register. For 30 years running, I put that same policy number on all paperwork sent to the state. I never ever had a ticket (and I had a bunch ) affect my insurance rates.
So you're brave enough to admit on a public forum that you've been scamming the state of Pennsylvania for 30 years?
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